Adak Island, Sweeper Cove, Alaska

Adak Island is located near the western extent of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. Alaska's southernmost town, Adak, is located on the island.

The Island has a dramatic landscape of hills, valleys, cliffs, and floodplains. The highest point on Adak Island is Mt. Moffett (elevation approximately 3,875 feet). Some coastal cliffs on the island rise 2,500 feet above sea level.

Adak offers the chance to see birds seldom found elsewhere. Sea otters and seals can be seen in a saltwater lagoon and whales ply the offshore waters. Bald eagles are common sights.

Things to See & Do

* Bird watching
* Whale watching

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 711.18 km²
Population – 350 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus 10
International Country Telephone Code - 1

Port Location – There are ports located at Sweeper Cove and Kuluk Bay.

Transport Links – There is an airport located on Adak with several flights a week available from Anchorage.

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